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    Abba Skylift
    on: Jan 02, 2020, 08.28 pm
    Jan 02, 2020, 08.28 pm
    Hi,
    has anyone used a Skylift with there CT, I have one and its a great piece of kit for bike maintenance and cleaning, I have used it on my vfr1200 but wondered if anyone has used one on the CT?

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    Re: Abba Skylift
    Reply #1 on: Jan 05, 2020, 11.31 am
    Jan 05, 2020, 11.31 am
    *Originally Posted by Leyth centurian [+]
    Hi,
    has anyone used a Skylift with there CT, I have one and its a great piece of kit for bike maintenance and cleaning, I have used it on my vfr1200 but wondered if anyone has used one on the CT?

    So the answer is yeah but no but! :002:
    I tried the skylift today and found that the footpegs are in the way so would need to be removed which is not a big deal, once the skylift is in place you can lift so that the bike is in the stoppie position no problem,, however to raise the bike horizontal or in the wheelie position you need to use ratchet straps and ABBA don't support this so its something you do at your own risk, is your confident it can be done but if not then I would suggest finding another method to raise you pride and joy.
    As I had my previous VFR12 up in the air using the lift and having it sat now doing nothing I plan to try it out to do some maintenance and cleaning, I will get some pics up soon.

    Here we go - this is the stoppie position, the wheel would at this point be around a foot off the gound and can be raised to around 1 mtr off the ground if lifted in 6inch increments, worth looking on the ABBA website as it shows a Busa at full height in various positions.

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    Re: Abba Skylift
    Reply #2 on: Jan 05, 2020, 06.46 pm
    Jan 05, 2020, 06.46 pm
    Since Abba did not support the CT (too heavy) I bought myself a Bursig, you cant lift it in maintenance position but that was not my purpose. I only use it to hoover around in my garage

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    Re: Abba Skylift
    Reply #3 on: Jan 05, 2020, 08.34 pm
    Jan 05, 2020, 08.34 pm
    *Originally Posted by Superjeap [+]
    Since Abba did not support the CT (too heavy) I bought myself a Bursig, you cant lift it in maintenance position but that was not my purpose. I only use it to hoover around in my garage

    The weight isn't a problem as the lift will hoist 450kg's, the issue is how to anchor the bike to enable raising it in different positions, once raised you can move it around easily on a smooth flat surface.

     



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